Wilfrid Brambell

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Birthday
22, 1912
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jan 18, 1985 (72)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1912
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jan 18, 1985 (72)

About

Irish stage and screen actor who most notably appeared in a popular English sitcom called Steptoe and Son. He was also part of the cast of A Hard Day's Night, a 1964 film produced by the Beatles.

Before Fame

He began his acting career at Dublin's famed Abbey Theatre and later performed at the nearby Gate Theatre.

Trivia

He played the iconic role of Scrooge in a musical stage production of A Christmas Carol. The play was so popular that it was adapted into a radio drama that aired on Christmas Eve of 1966.

Family Life

He grew up in Dublin, Ireland as the son of an opera singer mother and a Guinness Brewery employee father.

Associated With

He acted alongside Hayley Mills in a 1962 film entitled In Search of the Castaways.

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